Medical Eye & Dental International Care Organization (MEDICO)

2955 Dawn Drive, Ste. D
Georgetown, TX 78702
Religious Affiliation: None
Contact: Lynda Peters
Phone: 512-930-1893

Volunteer teams of 10-20 serve in remote areas of Central America, being hosted by an in-country nonprofit organization.  Each volunteer pays a trip fee of $850 plus airfare from their home state.  Teams serving in the Moskitia region of Honduras are assessed a trip fee of $1050 plus airfare


Program Type: Delivery of Care
Program Name: None
Countries/Regions Served: Honduras, Nicaragua
Duration: 1 week
Recruited Personnel: Dentists, dental hygienists, physicians, nurses, optometrists, interpreters, and lay volunteers
Language Requirements: None; Spanish helpful
Accommodations: Provided, hotel, ground transportation, immigration, taxes, and food
Materials Needed: Dentists bring instruments for extractions and general dentistry (restorative equipment, dental chairs/stools, and supplies are provided)
Dentist treating patient in overseas clinic Dentist and assistant treating patient Boy in chair with dentist standing by his side